About Us

Dr John Marsell (owner/principal dentist)

Dr Kasia MiethkeCompleted a four year apprenticeship in Dental Technology in 1994. Worked in a private dental laboratory for two years before starting up his own dental laboratory in 1998. John successfully ran his dental laboratory for five years, specialising in crown and bridgework. John completed an undergraduate course in Dentistry at UWA, graduating with honours in 2007 and was also given the honour of being the Valedictorian at the graduating ceremony for the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

John received a number of awards at his time at UWA, including:

  • Outstanding Performance in Operative Dentistry 2004
  • Sally Joyston-Bechal Study Group Prize 2004
  • Eric Williams Prize in  Removable Prosthodontics 2004
  • Australian and New Zealand Society of Paediatric Dentistry Prize 2006
  • Tom E Scott Memorial Prize in Prosthodontics 2006
  • WA College of Dental Science Prize in Restorative Dentistry 2006

Before starting up Perth City Dental Surgery, John worked in private practice, worked as a tutor/demonstrator at the Oral Health Centre of WA (OHCWA) in Removable Prosthodontics, as well as getting involved in Volunteer Work. On graduating, John worked at this practice, employed by his father William, who is the founder of the practice. The practice name changed to Perth City Dental Surgery in March 2010 after a complete renovation and re-fit.

John is a member of the Australian Dental Association and the International Team of Implantology.

Dr Kasia Miethke

Dr Kasia Miethke (Associate Dentist)

Kasia graduated with a BDSc from the University of Western Australia in 2004 and during her undergraduate training was awarded the Harold Baggett Memorial Prize in Oral Histology. On graduating, she worked full time in private practice in Perth with a 12 month secondment living in Hong Kong in 2011. Since moving back to Perth in 2012, she has continued practicing full time as a dentist and recently joined the team at Perth City Dental in 2013.

Kasia is an active member of the dental community and has membership with the Australian Dental Association and International Team of Implantology. She regularly updates her dental expertise through attendance at continuing education courses across a wide variety of disciplines to ensure she is kept abreast with the latest dental developments.

Dr Ania Simonow (Associate Dentist)

Ania completed her Bachelor of Dental Science at the University of Western Australia, graduating with First Class Honours in 2003. Her commitment to excellence and passion for Cosmetic Dentistry and Periodontics during her study at UWA resulted in her winning both Periodontology and Restorative Dentistry Prizes in 2002.

aniaAnia’s goal is to establish a dental environment in which patients feel comfortable, welcomed and relaxed. Though her true passion is Cosmetic Dentistry, Ania continuously strives for perfection in all dental aspects and aims to provide patients with excellent and painless dental treatment. She encourages her patients to play an active role in their dental care and always does her best to reassure and educate them on their dental health.

Ania is an active member of the dental community and has membership with the ADA(WA) and ADA Inc and is registered with National Dental Board. Ania is also a member of the International Team of Implantology (ITI). In 2013, Ania also supervised as a Clinical Consultant to the final year dental students at the Oral Health Centre of WA.

Ania regularly updates her dental expertise through attendance at continuing education courses across a wide variety of disciplines to ensure she is kept abreast with the latest dental developments. The most recent courses Ania has attended include: Porcelain Veneers, Restoration of Dental Implants and Digital Dental Photography

Outside of work, Ania has a keen interest in landscape photography and loves cooking and entertaining friends. She also enjoys the great outdoors including hiking and camping, and successfully completed 2 half marathons in 2010.

Dr Sven Nalder (Associate Dentist)

Sven graduated from the University of Western Australia in 2007 and has since been working in private practice. Sven has a strong passion for cosmetic dentistry, dental rehabilitation, implant dentistry and minor oral surgery including wisdom tooth removal.

Sven is a member of the Australian Dental Association (ADA), International Team for Implantology (ITI) and Global Institute of Dental Education (GIDE)

Auxiliary Staff

Our friendly auxiliary staff at Perth City Dental will endeavour to create a seamless and pleasurable experience, always with a smile. Our staff include Anita (reception & nursing), Frouke (reception), Marian (reception), Christine (nursing) and Paula (nursing).